Spring has certainly sprung in Auckland city centre and this means we can finally enjoy a drink outside in the sun. The season calls for elegant, simple, fruity cocktails and there is no shortage of exciting bars to explore which are eager to offer up their newly concocted drinks, perfect to set you on course to warmer weather. Here are our must-trys.
Crimson & Clover Club, $20 | The Parasol & Swing Company, 204 Quay Street
The 'Crimson & Clover Club' is Parasol & Swing's favourite cocktail, and is the perfect spring cocktail with it's combination of Earl Grey infused Gin, aperitif wine, raspberry jam grenadine, lemon, and raspberry dust.
Spring Loaded, $19 | Talulah, 120 Quay Street
A unique blend of pink gin, Cointreau, lemon and egg white, the Spring Loaded at Talulah is a great balance of sour & sweet.
Special Offer: Come in to enjoy this cocktail for just $10 during happy hour between 4-7pm Friday & Saturday.
Sunset with Mandy, $20 | The Good Luck Coconut, North Wharf
A refreshing mix of Beefeater gin, mandarin, egg white, and fresh lemon, the Sunset with Mandy is one of The Good Luck Coconut's newest creations. Grab a seat looking out to the water and enjoy watching the sunset while sipping on your Sunset with Mandy.
Lemon Meringue Pie, $20 | The Conservatory, North Wharf
We're all suckers for a lemon meringue pie and The Conservatory does it in liquid form exceptionally well. Like fresh, sweet lemon meringue pie in a glass. A well-guarded secret recipe that creates your favourite, torched to perfection.
R18 for service of alcohol. Please drink responsibly.